Absalom, Absalom!, 79 (Event)

Page Number: 
79
Order within Page: 
4
First 8-10 words of event: 
"You see? there they are: this girl, this young countrybred
Page Event Ends: 
80
Era: 
Turn of the Century (1890-1913)
Characters Present: 
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Monday, September 6, 1909
Summary: 

Mr. Compson interrupts the story of Bon, Henry and Judith to ask Quentin if he can "see" what it all means (79). He lists several of its major events, concluding that "It does not explain," that either "something is missing" or "we are not supposed to know" (80). [SOURCE: Narrator]

Chronological Order: 
500.00
Indeterminate Date Range: 
Keywords: 
Interpretation, Indeterminancy, Absence, Race, Incommunicability, Signs, Past, Futility

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